2013 | Michael Alfaro – "A Multilocus Molecular Phylogeny Of Boxfishes…"

ISG Faculty, Michael Alfaro, along with Francesco Santini, Laurie Sorenson, and Tina Marcroft published the paper “A Multilocus Molecular Phylogeny Of Boxfishes (Aracanidae, Ostraciidae; Tetraodontiformes)” in the January issue of Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. Abstract: Boxfishes (superfamily Ostracioidea, order Tetraodontiformes) are comprised of 37 species within the families Aracanidae (13 sp.) and Ostracidae (24 sp.). These species are characterized by…

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2013 | Ruha Benjamin publishes book – "People's Science: bodies and rights on the stem cell frontier"

Former ISG Postdoctoral Fellow, Ruha Benjamin, has recently published a book called “People’s Science: bodies and rights on the stem cell frontier”(Stanford University Press).  Benjamin is currently an Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American studies at Boston University and an American Council of Learned Societies fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Science, Technology, and Society Program. Book…

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2012 | Hannah Landecker – The Life of Movement: From Microcinematography to Live-Cell Imaging

ISG faculty member Dr.  Hannah Landecker published her paper, “The Life of Movement: From Microcinematography to Live-Cell Imaging” in The Journal of Visual Culture, a special issue on Documentary and Science, edited by Joshua Malitsky and Oliver Gaycken. Abstract: How do we see life after the century of the gene? This article argues that the post-2000 postgenomic turn was and is a thoroughly visual…

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2012 | Saving Babies?: The Consequences of Newborn Genetic Screening

Congratulations to ISG faculty Stefan Timmermans and Mara Buchbinder on the publication of their book, “Saving Babies?: The Consequences of Newborn Genetic Screening (Fieldwork Encounters and Discoveries)”. Abstract: It has been close to six decades since Watson and Crick discovered the structure of DNA and more than ten years since the human genome was decoded. Today, through the collection and analysis…

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2012 | Joan Silk et al – Stability Of Partner Choice Among Female Baboons

ISG Faculty Joan Silk recently published “Stability Of Partner Choice Among Female Baboons”  in the  journal of Animal Behavior, June 2012. Abstract: In a wide range of taxa, including baboons, close social bonds seem to help animals cope with stress and enhance long-term reproductive success and longevity. Current evidence suggests that female baboons may benefit from establishing and maintaining highly…

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